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Make A Wish!

My blogging friend Maria from Crafty Creations was kind enough to send me some Penny Black and Stamping Bella images. I couldn't wait to use them but then life intervened and I was too busy to play with them. I got this one out and colored it while watching "So You Think You Can Dance" with my daughter on Thursday.

I wanted to practice with my Copics (practice, practice, practice, right?) and am happy with the way this image turned out. I didn't like the color of the floor so I went over it with Prismacolor pencils and OMS to change the color a bit.

The image is colored to go with some October Afternoon papers that I had sitting in my stash that I hadn't cut into yet. I like these colors and it makes a great boyish card to add to my stash.

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you have a fabulous week end.



  • Image: Critter Party from Penny Black Stamps
  • Papers: GP white CS, Bella's Best CS, SU Old Olive, October Afternoon Ducks in a Row & misc. scraps
  • Inks: Momento black
  • Tools: Copic Markers, paper piercing tool, Prismacolor pencils & OMS
  • Embellishments: Baby Blue Stickles, Glossy Accents, Liquid Applique, Zig Writer Chocolate marker, CTMH olive buttons, PTI button thread (colored with copics), misc. button & swirl clip
  • Techniques: Faux stitching


Too cute! I really like the layout, your choice of patterned papers and especially the image with teh puffy cupcake icing.
Nancy said…
Amazing job on the coloring!! Beautiful! Thanks for partying with us this week at Party Time Tuesdays!!
Nancy said…
Amazing job on the coloring!! Beautiful! Thanks for partying with us this week at Party Time Tuesdays!!
This creation is SO MUCH FUN Cheryl!! Love the layout and your coloring is perfect!!
What did you think of the outcome on SYTYCD last night!! This was an amazing season!! I've seen them on tour the last 3 years but don't think I'll make it this year.
Keep up the awesome work and thanks for sharing it with us at Penny's Challenge!

Joanne Gilch said…
Oh MY. how cute and sweet is this card!!!!!you really do awesome creations with paper and the mice are done so perfectly.....practice is perfect!!!!!
Shelly Schmidt said…
I love this darling image- love your coloring and highlighting around the image- and the puffy top of the drink cup. Too cute! TFS
~Jeri~ said…
Beautiful card with a great image!Love your stitching and your coloring looks perfect!! SYTYCD was awesome last night! Was so glad that Lauren won, but I think I would've been happy with any one of the 3 finalists!

Thanks for joining us this week at Sew Many Challenges!
Kim Y. said…
Thsi sis adorable! The image is just too cute!
Julye said…
This is so cute and love your colouring. Thanks for joining us at Creative craft challenges and Penny's too.
Linnie said…
Tis image is sooooo cute i looove the icing on the cake
Thankyou for joining in at WhoopsiDaisy Challenge
Hi Cheryl
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz,
Hugs Dianne xx
Jeanette said…
I'd say your practice sessions with Copics are about finished. Beautiful coloring on this card. Beautiful papers and I love the cupcake. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.
Katie said…
What a darling card! Thank you for joining us at PTT this week.
Jackie said…
This is totally fabby, love it. Thank you for playing along at Pennys this week. x
Karin said…
Awesome job on the coloring and I love the cupcake :)
Cheryl - this came out awesome!! I love that you used the puffy stuff for the icing!!!! You did a terrific job with the coloring and that paper is just fabulous :)
Nice work with this image!!
Hazel (Didos) said…
Hi Cheryl,
This card is so sweet. I love the colours you have used and the image is brill. Thanks for joining in with us on MAWTT this week, Hazelxoxo
chris said…
Hi Cheryl, wow I love it, its so soft and perfect and gorgeous, and more............
hugs chris xx
Riet said…
What a beautiful card Cheryl,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Courtney said…
This is adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's. Good Luck!

Lindsey said…
This is such a beautiful card, i love the stitching and the colours are gorgeous. You have coloured the image perfectly and I love the layout. I love this card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week xx
Love this cute little card, what an adorable image, your coloring perfect. The icing is perfect and now I need a cupcake. Have an awesome weekend.
Jo Davies said…
Such a cute card, loving your colours and image too!!!!

Thank you for sharing with us at the 2 Sisters Challenge - show us your stitching!

Jo x
such a cute card, really sweet image love those DP
thanks for joining us this week at MAWTT
hugs shell xx
Marlene said…
Adorable card! Suddenly I crave a cuppy-cake. :)
Eiglas said…
Such a very cute card Hunni!
Thank you so much for sharing with us over at CrafrttyCardmakers this week!
RobynAnn said…
Love the card Cheryl. The papers are wonderful. Thanks for joining us at IDIC

Suzie said…
Stunning! I love the image and how you have coloured it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week. Suzie x
Lisa Jane said…
Beautiful cake - i love the icing on the cake! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT
Lisa ;)
Rleen said…
Your card is gorgeous! Great job!
Thank you for joining us at the Whoopsi Daisy Challenge this month challenge. Hope to see you again next month.
Hugs, Rleen
Kristie said…
This is so cute! I love your coloring and the embellishing you did. Thanks for playing along with my Party Time Tuesdays challenge!
Suzanne said…
What a gorgeous card. Love the image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x
Oh my, this card is so SEW cute!!! I love the image, the colors, the layout, the layers. Awesome!!!

Thanks for participating in the Stitchy SMC challenge this week!
Beautiful card, I love it!
Thanks for joining in wth T.G's challenge this week. Good luck!

Hugs Nina x
1CardCreator said…
Love this card Cheryl, so many pretty papers, the image is too cute and I love how you colored it and added the frosting! Really awesome! ~Diane
Melly said…
Aww this is so sweet!
love your image!
Thanks for joining this week over on Crafty Cardmakers!
Hugs Melly xxx
~*Joni said…
Cheryl this is soo adorable! I love this little trio blowing out one candle. The liquid app is wonderful as frosting, the papers are perfect! Thank you so much for joining us at RTB this week!
~*Joni RTB DT said…
SSSEEEWWW YUMMY!! What a great card! Love the icing!!! Thanks for sharing with us at SMC!
TinaB said…
This is wonderful! Thanks for playing at the 2 sisters challenge blog. Watch out for our new challenge on Saturday! Hugs Tina
A.J. said…
Great card and I love the papers that you've used.
Thanks for joining in with our challenge at Craft Your Days Away

Crafty Creations by AJ
Crafting Joanne said…
Such a delightful card Cheryl, lovely LO.

Thank you for joining us for our first challenge over at CYDA.


Joanne x
Ninchen said…
what a cute card!love the papers and the image you´ve used!
thanks for joining us at creative friday!

xx janina
knutschimund said…
Oh this is a very nice card, thank you Creative Friday
so cute card! luv the frosting on the muffin & the colors u have used :)

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